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CONNELLY / CONNOLLY / CANNOLLY – John 88th and 29th Regiment

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EPF Disbanded 1887 EPG Gazette October 2011

Disbandment of EPG EPG_Gazette_2003_-_Vol_4-2__Apr

88th Regiment Colours
29th Regiment Worcestershire Crest
Indian Mutiny Medal with Central India Clasp
Land Grant 1884


Regiment (s)88th and 29th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2099 / 3169
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
1st May 1846 / 17 years / Ballinwhinch Clifden Galway
Description – Height
5 Ft 6½ in
Fresh / Grey / Brown / Vaccination on right arm / A cicatrix on left thigh and shin
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 10 years
Malta – 2 years
Canada – 11 months
Length of Service21 years 55 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 6 May 1868 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsIndian Mutiny Medal with Central India Clasp
Intended Residence at
Newcastle on Tyne England
Pension Districts1868 Newcastle on Tyne
1873 Greenwich
1874 – 1903 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/1d per diem
1887 Increased to 1/3½d per diem for service in Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
1st November 1873 Gravesend England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
NAVAL BRIGADE 18th February 1874
Date/Place of Birthc1828 Ballindown Clifden Galway Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
HENRY Elizabeth
B 1832 Ireland
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeArthur John B 1864 Ireland
Bp 11th December 1864 Newry, Dromore, Armagh Ireland
M SLOAN Anna 1892 Perth WA
D 25th March 1960 age 95 years Claremont WA
Michael B 3rd Qtr ie July 1869 (deduced) Newcastle upon Tyne (Mother Henry)
D 24th January 1874 aboard the Naval Brigade from meningitis
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
8th July 1881 Assigned Lake Koojee Lot P6 20 acres
31st January 1884 Title Application
16th June 1884 Title Issued Title 5/221
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesSundry death notices
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial22nd March 1903 Cottesloe WA
Bur Karrakatta Cemetery
Date/Place of Death/Burial
3rd March 1919
Bur Karrakatta Cemetery RC
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1871 John Connolly 3169 Private 29th Foot location Aldershot
Discharged at own request
In the 1871 Census John Conely (sic) is living at High Street Broughan Heworth (Gateshead) Durham he is aged 40 and working as a labourer at a chemical factory born Ireland.
His wife Elizabeth is age 39 and was also born Ireland as was his son Arthur J who was age 6 years while son Michael age 1 was born Newcastle on Tyne.